Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter

Fish up & down the coast 20 miles from Galveston for Tarpon, Kingfish, Sharks, Snapper, Ling, Dorado & Tripletail.

About Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charters

Our Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter is our most popular offshore fishing trip. We’ll cruise around 20 miles off the coast fishing for Tarpon, Kingfish, Sharks, Red Snapper, Ling, Dorado, Tripletail, Tuna & more. If you’re in search of a family-friendly fishing trip that promises plenty of action, you’ve come to the right place. We have over 25 years of experience fishing the bountiful waters of Galveston and the Gulf of Mexico. We know all the best spots and tricks to put you on the fish!

At Circle H Charters, we understand the importance of creating a welcoming and family-friendly environment where everyone can share in the joy of fishing. Whether you’re introducing your little ones to the excitement of angling or enjoying a day out with loved ones, our crew is dedicated to ensuring a safe, enjoyable, and memorable experience for all. Our expert captains and deckhands are on hand to offer tips and assistance, ensuring that even novice anglers can enjoy success on the water. We’ll even clean your catch for you so you can take it home and throw it on the grill!

Safety is our top priority, and our vessels are equipped with state-of-the-art navigation systems and safety gear to provide peace of mind for our guests. With experienced captains at the helm, you can relax and focus on the thrill of the catch, knowing that you’re in capable hands every step of the way.

Whether you’re seeking the challenge of landing a trophy fish or simply looking to unwind amidst the stunning waters of the Gulf Of Mexico, our Galveston nearshore fishing charter offers something for everyone.

Ready to experience the thrill of Galveston fishing firsthand? Book your Galveston nearshore fishing charter and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime.

The Boat: 36' Contender

36' Contender Galveston Fishing Boat with 3 300 horsepower Yamaha outboard engines.

Your Galveston fishing boat for this trip is our beloved 36′ Contender. It features two above deck live wells and in deck fish boxes to keep your catch fresh. GPS navigation and a high tech “fish finder” help us put you on the fish. The spacious deck has plenty of room for up to 6 anglers while three 300hp Yamaha outboard engines will have us cruising at over 30 knots.

FAQs: Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter

What’s included with a Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter?
  • Bait
  • Tackle
  • We’ll clean and bag your fish
What should I bring on a Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter?
  • Cooler with food and drinks
  • Soft, white soled shoes
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sea sickness meds (if needed)
  • NO hard liquor
  • NO glass
  • NO dark soled shoes
What types of fish will I catch on a Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter?

Expect to catch a wide variety of fish species on a Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter:

  • Amberjack
  • Black Drum
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Kingfish
  • Redfish
  • Sailfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Red Snapper
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tuna
    & more!
How far offshore does a Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter go?

About 20 miles offshore, give or take depending on conditions and where the fish are biting.

When is the best time of year to go on a Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter?

The best time of year for a Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter is from May to September. This is when you can expect to catch the most fish though some species are more active than others at this time. test

Do I need a fishing license to go on a Galveston Nearshore Fishing Charter?

Anyone over the age of 17 is required by Texas law to have a valid saltwater fishing license. You can purchase a license online here:, at Walmart or most sporting goods stores, or you can arrive for your trip 15 minutes early and purchase one at the marina.

What is your cancellation policy?

All trips require a deposit at booking. Deposits are non refundable except in the event of inclement weather at the captain’s discretion. Read our full cancelation policy here.

$ 1600 $250 deposit
  • 6 hours
  • Up to 6 people
  • Year Round (Best May-Sep.)
  • Trip Time(s): 6:30AM
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